DJ Sumbody has passed away

DJ Sumbody

Artist and musician DJ Sumbody has died. His management released a statement confirming his passing, saying that details of his death cannot be released but that he ran into an unfortunate incident in the early hours of Sunday morning, 20 November 2022, that led to his passing. Apart from his ventures as an artist, the […]

Nominees for the 11th Annual SA Hip Hop Awards Unveiled

SA Hip Hop Awards

On Friday, 11 November, rapper and event organiser Rashid Kay announced on Twitter that the nominees for the SA Hip Hop Music Awards 2022 would be announced on Monday, 14 November via livestream on the SA Hip Hop Awards website. True to their word, the nominees were duly announced on Monday, 14 November, to much […]

Africa’s first Jordan collaboration comes to life with Shelflife

Jordan Shelflife

The Air Jordan 2 turns 35 years old this year and to mark the occasion they have a host of new drops and colourways coming. Part of the celebration includes partnering with three retailers to deliver collaborative lines with the stores that have helped grow the brand over the years. In a benchmark move, Nike […]

Everything you need to know about the DStv Delicious festival this weekend

DStv Delicious Festival

Festival season is back and DStv Delicious is taking place this weekend. Burna Boy makes a return to SA shores as the headliner for Saturday night and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds takes centre stage for Sunday night. Apart from the two biggest names of the festival, there’s cornucopia of entertainment for the weekend and we’re here […]

Nike x Patta Academy x Mamakashaka launch The Next Wave

Nike Patta Next Wave

The Patta Academy is a talent school that stimulates young entrepreneurs, and uplifting their community is central to their core focus. The academy was created by the Patta brand that started out as a streetwear store but rose in prominence to become one of the most sought after worldwide. Their collaborations with sportswear giant Nike […]

Wu Tang documentary finds South African representation with Siya Metane

Wu Tang Documentary

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Wu Tang Clan’s classic album Wu Tang Forever, Certified Africa released a global mini-documentary. The Wu-Niverse mini-documentary showcases reflections on the impact of Wu-Tang’s music globally. South Africa finds representation through Siya Metane, commonly known as Slikour from Skwatta Kamp. Wu-Tang Clan unleashed their history-making GRAMMY Award-nominated double-disc […]

Nadia Nakai and YoungstaCPT announced as panellists in roast of Khanyi Mbau

Nadia Nakai Roast Khanyi Mbau

Khanyi Mbau is set to be the first African woman roasted in the popular Comedy Central format. Nadia Nakai and YoungstaCPT have been announced as panellists for the roast. The Roast of Khanyi Mbau is brought to us by Showmax and will be taking place this Thursday, the 21st July, at the Teatro at Montecasino […]

Tumi Tladi has passed away at age 30

Tumi Tladi

The family of South African hip hop artist Itumeleng George Tladi have confirmed his untimely passing. Known by his stage name Tumi Tladi, he was deeply loved by his family, friends and the entertainment industry as a whole. Tumi’s most recent release was the single “Presidential” featuring Nadia Nakai and producer Mustbedubz. He worked with […]

Burna Boy to headline DStv Delicious Festival this year

Burna Boy DStv Delicious

After a two year hiatus, DStv Delicious will return in 2022 and Burna Boy is to headline the festival. At a media launch on Wednesday night, festival organisers made the announcement that the international food and music festival is to return on Heritage Day weekend and, as custom, will be hosted at the Kyalami Grand […]

Jägermeister’s Night Embassy brings Kombonation’s Kaofela Kaofela to life this weekend

Jägermeister Night Embassy Kombonation

Jägermeister’s Night Embassy has returned to Joburg nightlife. The mission? A residency programme centred around ‘Freiraum’, a space for unbridled self-expression and unlimited creativity. They relaunched on the 15th of June by hosting an epic party down at the Old JSE Building in Newtown, with sets by DBN Gogo, Blxckie, and ByLwansta. The mission continues […]

Studio Reach is a new talent incubator for young content creators

Multichoice TikTok talent incubator

As part of its continued commitment to uplift the youth, MultiChoice is launching an incubator programme, Studio Reach, which aims to unlock the next generation of digital video content creators. MultiChoice is looking for 10 video content creators native to the TikTok platform and between the ages of 18-35. The content creators chosen will become part of the MultiChoice ‘Studio Reach incubator’, […]